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Studies

Lönnqvist & Itkonen (2014): study FI 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Lönnqvist, J.E.; Itkonen, J.V.
Title:
It’s all about Extraversion: Why Facebook Friend Count doesn’t Count towards Well-being.
Source:
Journal of Research in Personality, 2014, Vol. 53, 64 - 67

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, students, Finland
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 4701
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
65
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.69 7.69
SD:
1.43 1.43
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Happiness
Page in publication:
65
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.08 6.93
SD:
0.59 1.97

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Extraversion Extraverted Age Age difference among young people Sex Sexe: male (vs female) Perceived emotional stability of compatriots Emotional stability in nation Perceived agreeableness of compatriots Agreeableness in nation Perceived conscientiousness of compatriots Conscientiousness in nation Summed determinants Socio-demographic + personality